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Wheaton Precious Metals (WPM) Stock Price, News & Analysis

$53.52
+0.19 (+0.36%)
(As of 06/12/2024 ET)
Today's Range
$53.16
$54.56
50-Day Range
$50.03
$57.85
52-Week Range
$38.37
$57.87
Volume
1.04 million shs
Average Volume
2.00 million shs
Market Capitalization
$24.26 billion
P/E Ratio
41.17
Dividend Yield
1.16%
Price Target
$57.39

Wheaton Precious Metals MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.75 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
7.2% Upside
$57.39 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
3.85% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Moderate
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-3.48
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
1.65mentions of Wheaton Precious Metals in the last 14 days
Based on 8 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
N/A
Proj. Earnings Growth
13.95%
From $1.29 to $1.47 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

4.17 out of 5 stars

Basic Materials Sector

32nd out of 173 stocks

Gold & Silver Ores Industry

4th out of 37 stocks

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About Wheaton Precious Metals Stock (NYSE:WPM)

Wheaton Precious Metals Corp. primarily sells precious metals in North America, Europe, and South America. It produces and sells gold, silver, palladium, and cobalt deposits. The company was formerly known as Silver Wheaton Corp. and changed its name to Wheaton Precious Metals Corp. in May 2017. Wheaton Precious Metals Corp. was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in Vancouver, Canada.

WPM Stock Price History

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Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 4/15 Dividend
4/02/2024
Dividend Payable
4/15/2024
Last Earnings
5/09/2024
Ex-Dividend for 6/11 Dividend
5/29/2024
Dividend Payable
6/11/2024
Today
6/13/2024
Next Earnings (Estimated)
8/08/2024
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2024

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Gold & silver ores
Sub-Industry
N/A
Employees
42
Year Founded
N/A

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
$57.39
High Stock Price Target
$75.00
Low Stock Price Target
$37.00
Potential Upside/Downside
+7.2%
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
2.75
Research Coverage
8 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$537.64 million
Pretax Margin
54.47%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$1.10 billion
Cash Flow
$1.64 per share
Book Value
$15.42 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
N/A
Market Cap
$24.26 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.78
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Should I Buy Wheaton Precious Metals Stock? WPM Pros and Cons Explained

Pros

Here are some ways that investors could benefit from investing in Wheaton Precious Metals Corp.:

  • Wheaton Precious Metals Corp. has shown consistent growth in revenue and earnings over the past few quarters, indicating a strong financial performance.
  • The company's dividend yield is attractive, providing investors with a steady income stream. Dividend yield is a financial ratio that shows how much a company pays out in dividends each year relative to its stock price.
  • Recent developments in the precious metals market, such as increasing demand for gold and silver, could positively impact Wheaton Precious Metals Corp.'s profitability.
  • Wheaton Precious Metals Corp.'s stock price has been on an upward trend, reflecting positive investor sentiment and potential for capital appreciation.
  • The company's business model of streaming precious metals allows for exposure to the sector without the risks associated with traditional mining operations.

Cons

Investors should be bearish about investing in Wheaton Precious Metals Corp. for these reasons:

  • Volatility in precious metals prices can impact Wheaton Precious Metals Corp.'s financial performance and stock price, leading to potential investment risks.
  • Changes in government regulations or policies related to mining and precious metals could affect the company's operations and profitability.
  • Market competition in the precious metals streaming industry may limit Wheaton Precious Metals Corp.'s ability to maintain its market share and pricing power.
  • Global economic conditions and geopolitical uncertainties can influence the demand for precious metals, impacting Wheaton Precious Metals Corp.'s revenue and earnings.
  • Investing in precious metals involves exposure to commodity price fluctuations, which can result in unpredictable returns for investors.
These pros and cons were generated based on recent news and financial data from MarketBeat in order to provide readers with the fastest and most accurate insights. They were last updated on Friday, June 7, 2024. Please send any questions or comments about these Wheaton Precious Metals pros and cons to contact@marketbeat.com.

WPM Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Wheaton Precious Metals stock right now?

8 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Wheaton Precious Metals in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 6 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "moderate buy" WPM shares.
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What is Wheaton Precious Metals' stock price target for 2024?

8 brokerages have issued 1 year price targets for Wheaton Precious Metals' stock. Their WPM share price targets range from $37.00 to $75.00. On average, they expect the company's share price to reach $57.39 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 7.2% from the stock's current price.
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How have WPM shares performed in 2024?

Wheaton Precious Metals' stock was trading at $49.34 at the beginning of the year. Since then, WPM stock has increased by 8.5% and is now trading at $53.52.
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When is Wheaton Precious Metals' next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, August 8th 2024.
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How were Wheaton Precious Metals' earnings last quarter?

Wheaton Precious Metals Corp. (NYSE:WPM) announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, May, 9th. The company reported $0.36 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.29 by $0.07. The company earned $296.80 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $278.95 million. Wheaton Precious Metals had a net margin of 53.74% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 8.53%. The company's revenue was up 38.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company earned $0.23 EPS.

How often does Wheaton Precious Metals pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Wheaton Precious Metals?

Wheaton Precious Metals announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, May 9th. Investors of record on Wednesday, May 29th will be paid a dividend of $0.155 per share on Tuesday, June 11th. This represents a $0.62 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.16%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, May 29th.
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Is Wheaton Precious Metals a good dividend stock?

Wheaton Precious Metals (NYSE:WPM) pays an annual dividend of $0.62 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.18%. The company does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio is 47.69%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, WPM will have a dividend payout ratio of 42.18% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What other stocks do shareholders of Wheaton Precious Metals own?
Who are Wheaton Precious Metals' major shareholders?

Wheaton Precious Metals' stock is owned by many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Capital World Investors (6.72%), First Eagle Investment Management LLC (4.72%), Van ECK Associates Corp (4.37%), Vanguard Group Inc. (3.70%), Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD (1.61%) and Mirae Asset Global Investments Co. Ltd. (1.25%). Insiders that own company stock include Chantal Gosselin, Curzio Domenico Bernardi, Douglas Martin Holtby, Eduardo Luna, Gary Duncan Brown, Haytham Henry Hodaly, John Brough, Patrick Eugene Drouin and Randy Smallwood.
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How do I buy shares of Wheaton Precious Metals?

Shares of WPM stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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This page (NYSE:WPM) was last updated on 6/13/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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